Frequently Asked Question

WinPower on VMware ESXi 6.7

Last Updated 3 years ago
Make sure the VMwareESXi6.7 is installed properl and enable SSH function
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Make sure SSH is enabled


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Install Windows OS (Windows7 and later Windows OS) on VMwareESXi6.7 as a guest OS (example here: Windows 7 on VMwareESXi6.7)

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Install vmware tools of every guest OS, and configure all guest OS safely shut down before the host is shut down
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Configure the USB communication port of Windows7, and connect UPS with vmware server via USB or RS232 communication cable. Make sure USB device is OK
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Shutdown protection setting:


Install Winpower software on Windows 7 and make sure the communication between Winpower and UPS is OK.
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Put script.zip on Windows 7, and decompress to get the two file plink.exe and ssh-windows.bat, edit the file ssh-windows.bat with notepad to add the vmware server host IP and host name and password, then put the two files (plink.exe, ssh-windows.bat) into the software installation path (for example: C:\Program Files (x86)\MonitorSoftware).
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Configure the shutdown parameter of Winpower to execute ssh-windows.bat file when UPS abnormal, to make sure shut down the host and all guest OS gracefully.
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Make sure all guest OS have been shut down successfullyimage

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